Laconia

[ luh-koh-nee-uh ]
/ ləˈkoʊ ni ə /
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noun

an ancient country in the S part of Greece. Capital: Sparta.
a city in central New Hampshire.

Related formsLa·co·ni·an, adjective, noun

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Laconian

/ (ləˈkəʊnɪən) /

noun

a native or inhabitant of Laconia, the ancient Greek country of which Sparta was the capital

adjective

of or relating to Laconia or its inhabitants

Laconia

/ (ləˈkəʊnɪə) /

noun

an ancient country of S Greece, in the SE Peloponnese, of which Sparta was the capital: corresponds to the present-day department of Lakonia
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